Austin Franklin | Composer

“…the ability to create striking effects of togetherness… and a sense of an ending.”

Frank Daykin, New York City Concert Review

“A crucial testament to Franklin’s compositional voice is his ability to unify diverse approaches… in a way that articulates a sum greater than its parts.”

Phillip Schuessler, Special to the Sybaritic Singer


Rhythmic Mosaics for marimba, vibraphone, and electronics

Small Worlds for alto sax, electric guitar, piano, and percussion

Bloom for cello and live electronics

Latest News

ISMIR 2022

I’m excited to announce that I have been selected to present some of my dissertation research at the 23rd International Society for Music Information Retrieval. This will also include a performance of my work, Bloom for cello and live electronics, which uses a few algorithms I’ve been developing as part of a larger package written […]

The American Prize Finalist

I’m happy to announce that my piece, Rhythmic Mosaics, has been selected as a finalist in the Instrumental Chamber Music College/University division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. To see the full list of finalists, use the following link: The American Prize will be announcing winners in my division […]